THE Sydney Airport Jets upset the VB Premier League competition leaders the Sydney Roosters 22-20 in a drama-packed match played at Henson Park on Saturday. The Roosters led 14-8 at half-time and by 20-8 midway through the second half, but then Newtown drew level with two converted tries in quick succession. A penalty goal by acting captain David Hall six minutes from full-time gave the Jets a two-point lead that they clung to determinedly until the final siren.
A couple of major positional switches for the Warriors for their clash with the Brisbane Broncos at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday night.
THE Allight Rabbitohs is pleased to announce its teams for Round 22 to take on the Wests Tigers this Sunday, August 8 at 2:30pm at Leichhardt Oval.
INSPIRATIONAL forward Steve Menzies needs just one more try to equal the long standing record for most number of tries by a forward in the history of the game.
MELBOURNE Storm trio Matt Geyer, Rodney Howe and Matt Orford will all celebrate significant milestones when the Storm takes on the St George Illawarra Dragons at WIN Stadium this Friday night.
FONE Zone Canberra Raiders coach, Matthew Elliott, has resisted making changes to his team, despite their lacklustre showing against the Sea Eagles in Sydney last Sunday.
FORMER Queensland Origin halfback Paul Green has been named in a 19-man Broncos squad for this weekend?s clash with the New Zealand Warriors in Auckland.
NEWCASTLE Knights coach Michael Hagan has named his starting line-up for Saturday evenings game at Energy Australia Stadium in Newcastle.
This game has all the trademarks of a blockbuster with both teams desperate for competition points with the semis nearing increasingly closer.
Coach Hagan?s team is;
MITSUBISHI Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes has named the same line-up that accounted for the Panthers last weekend for the Dogs clash with the North Queensland Cowboys at the Sydney Showground this Sunday.
NORTH Queensland Cowboys coach Graham Murray has named his team to take on the Bulldogs at Sydney Showgrounds on Sunday afternoon.
The Cowboys are in a rare patch of form lately and the Bulldogs would best be on their gaurd as the Cowboys surge toward their maiden semi final spot.
Coach Murrays team is;
ST.GEORGE Bank Dragons coach Nathan Brown has named an unchanged starting line-up to play the Storm at WIN Stadium this Friday night.
PENRITH Panthers coach John Lang has named a beefed up squad to take on the Manly Sea Eagles at Penrith Stadium on Saturday.
This week sees the return of the 2 Kiwi forwards, Galuvao and Puletua to give the Panthers pack some much needed go forward.
Ryan Girdler is still out with injury.
Coach Langs team is;
CRONULLA Sharks coach Stuart Raper has named his lineup to take on the Roosters at Aussie Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
This game sees the return of Sharks pivotal playmaker Brett Kimmorley back from injury.
Coach Rapers team is;
WESTS Tigers Head Coach, Tim Sheens has announced his squad for the game against the Rabbitohs, on Sunday 8th August 2004 at Leichhardt Oval. Kick off is at 2.30pm.
SYDNEY City Roosters coach Ricky Stuart has named his team for Sunday afternoons game at Aussie Stadium against the Sharks.
Coach Stuarts team is;
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